The Daily Iowan

New virus threatens pigs

DANIEL SEIDL

March 11, 2014

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Iowa farmers may not be bringing home as much bacon this year. A virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, spreading across America’s pig population has infected swine nationwide since it first showed up in the United States...

Advocates push to reform HIV law

REID CHANDLER

March 11, 2014

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Racing up and down the halls of the Iowa State Capitol, Tami Haught is hard at work. She has waged her fight for several years now, rarely seeing results. But hope was restored to Haught on Feb. 27, when the Iowa Senate passed...

UI, Iraqi school collaborate

MEGAN DEPPE

March 11, 2014

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As U.S. and Iraq relations remain complicated, University of Iowa officials are hoping to encourage better relations with one university within the region. “Iraq is something we see on the news, and it’s almost always...

Physicians adopt rare procedure

MEGAN DEPPE

March 11, 2014

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Specialists from different departments in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have collaborated their expertise to provide an incision-free treatment for patients suffering from achalasia, a disorder of the esophagus...

Board approves budget

LILY ABROMEIT

March 11, 2014

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The Iowa City School Board on Tuesday evening unanimously approved the superintendent’s recommendation for the district’s fiscal 2015budget. The recommendation included a proposed budget of slightly more than $148.8...

State of roads worry officials

CHRIS HIGGINS

March 11, 2014

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Officials remain concerned about Johnson County’s infrastructure funding. At the Board of Supervisors informal meeting Tuesday evening, officials from the Johnson County Secondary Roads Department presented a five-year...

RVAP, Crisis Center see bump in funding

MICHELLE NGO

March 11, 2014

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The Iowa City Rape Victim Advocacy Program and the Johnson County Crisis Center are the only two organizations receiving an increase in recommended funding for fiscal 2015 from the Joint Finance Committee of the University of...

DM man charged with OWI, attempting to elude officers

DI STAFF

March 11, 2014

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The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has accused a Des Moines man of driving under the influence and trying to elude law enforcement. Tommy Pinegar, 40, was charged March 9 with OWI and eluding. According to a Johnson County...

Sex-assault panel open to students

DI STAFF

March 11, 2014

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University of Iowa students can now apply to participate in the recently established Sexual Assault Advisory Committee. The committee is part of President Sally Mason’s Six-Point Plan to combat sexual assault, which she announced...

Appel to run in 3rd District

DI STAFF

March 11, 2014

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Staci Appel is officially a candidate for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District seat after filing paperwork Tuesday morning. “I’m running for Congress to make a difference for the people of Iowa,” Appel said...

UI programs ranked in top 25

DI STAFF

March 11, 2014

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According to a U.S. News & World Report, 23 University of Iowa graduate programs and colleges are among the 25 best in the nation. There are five newly ranked in the top 25, which includes rural medicine ranked No. 11, Prim...

Wrestling David Taylor

CODY GOODWIN

March 11, 2014

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Nick Moore is standing underneath the Kohl Center, trying his hardest to describe what it’s like to wrestle Penn State’s David Taylor. “He’s not like the normal …” he begins, before saying: “He doesn...